The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wilmslow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Wilmslow region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 8 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 18 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 23.08% 6.49% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 64.29% 83.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 0
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wilmslow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
28 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 35.90% 7.79% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 26 6 0
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
QA
Cheshire

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Wilmslow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

QA
Salary Trend in Wilmslow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Wilmslow region.

QA Salary Trend in Wilmslow

QA
Salary Histogram in Wilmslow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Wilmslow region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Wilmslow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wilmslow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wilmslow region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) .NET
3 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (65.00%) C#
3 13 (65.00%) Automation Testing
4 12 (60.00%) Selenium IDE
4 12 (60.00%) Selenium
4 12 (60.00%) Web Testing
4 12 (60.00%) System Testing
4 12 (60.00%) HTML
4 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (60.00%) SQL
4 12 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (20.00%) ISEB
7 3 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (15.00%) RoboHelp
7 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.00%) JIRA
8 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
8 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
8 2 (10.00%) Windows Phone
8 2 (10.00%) Degree
8 2 (10.00%) WAI

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wilmslow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wilmslow region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) RoboHelp
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Selenium IDE
1 12 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Tester
1 12 (60.00%) Software Tester
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Junior
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) .NET
1 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (60.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Automation Testing
3 12 (60.00%) Web Testing
3 12 (60.00%) System Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma
6 1 (5.00%) RUP
6 1 (5.00%) Product Management
6 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) Kanban
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago